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Oceans' health being adversely affected
Oceans' health being adversely affected

The ocean regulates our climate while generating half of the oxygen we breathe. More than three billion people worldwide…

'Climate refugee' fighting to stay in NZ

A man from one of the lowest-lying nations on Earth is trying to convince New Zealand judges that he's a refugee suffering…

NZ assisted Fiji on SIS raid: Peters

Winston Peters claims the Government co-operated with Fiji's military regime when the SIS "raided" a NZ-based member of…

Tiny state big on shark protection

An hour before the Pacific Islands Forum's opening feast, hundreds of shark fins were hauled out for display.

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Motorcyclist dies in crash in Meremere video Motorcyclist dies in crash in Meremere

A motorcyclist has died in a collision at a road works…

Play of the day: Magic hands creates stunning try video Play of the day: Magic hands creates stunning try

Former St George Illawarra playmaker Rangi Chase has…

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NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries
NZ commits $5m to low-lying countries

New Zealand has committed $5 million to low-lying countries that are vulnerable to water shortages.

Call for fresh approach to fishing
Call for fresh approach to fishing

Pacific nations need to take advantage of the multi-billion-dollar fishery on their doorstep by sending fresh sashimi to…

Sinking islands call for NZ action
Sinking islands call for NZ action

A tiny Pacific island state that is being submerged by rising oceans will tell New Zealand that it is not disposable.

Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea
Cyclone Freda forms in Coral Sea

A new cyclone is forming in the Coral Sea, just two weeks after Cyclone Evan tore through the Pacific.

Pacific Islands Forum

Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said
Key gets a US rewrite... to what he really said

The United States is blaming the wind rather than Prime Minister John Key's diction for its mistake-laden…

Hillary Clinton's heavyweight stopover

Some people can make it around the world with just a backpack - but US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's trip involved…

Key races to put roots down before Pacific talks

There's nothing like a bit of competition to get the juices flowing before a day-long retreat, so when the Pacific leaders…

Cartoon: Pacific Islands Forum, part 2
Still too early to let Fiji back in, advises Key

Prime Minister John Key will tell other Pacific leaders Fiji does not deserve to be reinstated to the Pacific Islands Forum…

PM gets into the island swing

Prime Minister John Key was dressed to impress the ladies yesterday - wearing a second island-style shirt for his day of…

Editorial: Chinese push into Pacific boosts forum

The Pacific Islands Forum has often been dismissed as an irrelevance, partly because of the insignificance of the region…

Key, Gillard discuss asylum seekers

PM greets Gillard warmly with a peck on the cheek before they get down to the business of the Pacific Islands Forum.

Combine your aid programmes with ours, Key hints to China
Combine your aid programmes with ours, Key hints to China

Prime Minister John Key has sent a signal to China to work more closely with countries such as New Zealand…

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Pacific Islands

Mozzie bite warning for travellers
Mozzie bite warning for travellers

Kiwis travelling to the Pacific are being warned to…

Dramatic new photo of volcanic eruption
Dramatic new photo of volcanic eruption

A dramatic new image has emerged of the volcanic eruption…

Eruption in Tonga strands hundreds
Eruption in Tonga strands hundreds

Hundreds of travellers and holidaymakers have been…

Flight alerts over Tonga's volcano ash
Flight alerts over Tonga's volcano ash

Large ash cloud from a volcano in Tonga is affecting…

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